Internet Providers in Alpha, IL

Residential Internet Statistics for Alpha, IL
Internet Service Providers: 7
Plans Start From: $44.95
Top Download Speed: 100 Mbps
Fastest Connection Type: Fiber

Top Internet Providers in Alpha, Illinois:

Showing 1 to 9 Providers

  • 1. Viasat
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 2. HughesNet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Satellite
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Satellite
    100% Available
  • 3. Frontier
    11.7% Available
    Call For Speed Availability: (855) 915-4111
    • DSL
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • DSL
    11.7% Available
  • 4. Nextlink Internet
    100% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *40 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    100% Available
  • 5. 5. Woodhull
    88.3% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *100 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    88.3% Available
  • 6. 6. Reynolds Telephone Company
    59.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *24 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    59.5% Available
  • 7. 7. Viola
    16.9% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *5
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    16.9% Available
  • 8. 8. Geneseo Communications
    6.2% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *25 Mbps
    • Fixed Wireless
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fixed Wireless
    6.2% Available
  • 9. 9. New Windsor Telephone Company
    5.5% Available
    Download Speeds up to:
    *50 Mbps
    • Fiber
    *Not all internet speeds available in all areas.
    • Fiber
    5.5% Available

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Internet Access in Alpha, Illinois

4 Internet providers are available at the average Alpha address. This is a lot of competition in comparison to other cities. Robust competition between several Internet providers in a city is correlated with lower pricing.

Considering network technologies in use within the city, we see that the most widespread wired Internet tech types are Satellite and DSL and Fiber, with near one hundred percent and 88.28% respectively.

Viasat Internet offers the widest availability for Alpha residents. They are available to near one hundred percent of Alpha. HughesNet is also a common choice, serving practically one hundred percent of local addresses with predominantly Satellite service. The fastest plan we've seen for HughesNet in Alpha is 25 megabits per second.

The data listed here comes from FCC reports specific to Alpha, and is with privatized databases to output more granular listings than is available from government websites. Address-level information isn't available for all providers. Speed and pricing data is generated by manually collecting thousands of plans annually.

Aside from the Internet options listed above, Woodhull Community Telephone Company provides a third choice for Internet in 88 percent of Alpha. Fixed wireless providers like Nextlink Internet and satellite Internet providers such as are worth considering. However, the main wired options are usually a stronger deal when it comes to performance and price.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Alpha, Illinois

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Woodhull Community Telephone Company 100 Mbps DSL and Fiber 1m 21s 88.3%
New Windsor Telephone Company 50 Mbps Fiber 2m 43s 5.5%
Viasat Internet 50 Mbps Satellite 2m 43s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL -- 11.7%

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800 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

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This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

Alpha is the 189th most connected city in Illinois ahead of Orion, Sherrard, Cambridge, and Galesburg, but behind Coal Valley.

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The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 900 people in Henry County don't have access to any wired internet.

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This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 94% of people living in Alpha have residential fiber service available to them.

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Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 22% of Alpha residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

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This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Henry County, approximately 5,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

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25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

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Compare Alpha to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Alpha 14.4 Mbps 10 $3.58 ( + $0.00 )
New York 581.7 Mbps ( +567.3 Mbps ) 22 ( +12 ) $0.34 ( $0.00 )
Los Angeles 172.8 Mbps ( +158.4 Mbps ) 21 ( +11 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 199.7 Mbps ( +185.3 Mbps ) 20 ( +10 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Houston 202.2 Mbps ( +187.8 Mbps ) 27 ( +17 ) $0.25 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 196.5 Mbps ( +182.1 Mbps ) 11 ( +1 ) $0.39 ( $0.00 )